Sixth Grade

General Supplies:

1-box of map pencils (at least 12 count)

1-box of crayons

1-pack of red grading pens

#2 pencils -Your choice of style

1-pack of erasers

2-different color highlighters

1-scissors

2-packs of glue sticks

1-12” ruler with centimeters and inches

1-small supply box or pouch to carry to each class with supplies

3-packs of wide-ruled notebook paper

1-pack of subject dividers

300-count of 3X5 index cards

USB flash drive

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2-family size boxes of Kleenex

4-rolls of paper towels

1-bottle of antibacterial gel (hand sanitizer)

3-containers of antibacterial wipes

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$5.00 science lab fee

$5.00 student agenda

 

Math

4-composition books (any color or style) NO SPIRALS!!

12-clear page protectors

1-black sharpie

1-pack of post-it-notes (any color)

6th-protractor

7th-compass and protractor

8th-protractor

 

Science

2-green spiral 3 subject notebooks

 

English

1- 1” 3-ring loose-leaf notebook binder (will be used for math also)

Webster’s Student dictionary/thesaurus

1-composition book

1-wirebound 3X5 index cards (multicolored)

 

 

History

6th: 1-compostion book

7th: 1-red folder with pockets

8th: 1-compostion book

 

 

Athletics

gray tshirt and black shorts

tennis shoes and socks

drawstring backpack

deodorant

 

Spanish 8th GRADE ONLY

1” 3-ring binder

1-pocket folder

1-pack of note book paper

1-pack of pencils sharpened

8 pack map pencils

Pencil bag

1-pack of index cards

Middle School Schedule 2017-2018

(Doors open at 7:50 – unless tutoring)

Monday:

8:00-8:10: Announcements/Prayer/Pledges/Verses/Agenda

8:10-8:30: Bible

8:30-9:45: 1st period

  Cox:   8th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs:  6th Science

  Allen: 7th Pre-Algebra

9:45-11:00: 2nd period

  Cox: 7th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 8th Science

  Allen: 6th Math

11:00-11:10: SNACK/BREAK with homeroom

11:10-12:30: 3rd period

  Cox: 6th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 7th Science

  Allen: 8th Algebra

12:30-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-2:00: 4th/5th period

  Cox:   6th World History

  Jacobs: 7th Texas History

  Allen:   8th U.S. History

2:00-2:50: 6th period

  ALL ATHLETICS

2:50-3:00: Dismissal/Clean-up

 

Tuesday/Thursday

Tuesdays: CHAPEL- 8:00-8:30 

Thursdays: 8:00-8:10:  Announcements – 8:10-8:30:  Bible

8:30-9:45: 1st period

  Cox:   8th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs:  6th Science

  Allen: 7th Pre-Algebra

9:45-11:00: 2nd period

  Cox: 7th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 8th Science

  Allen: 6th Math

11:00-11:10: SNACK/BREAK with homeroom

11:10-12:30: 3rd period

  Cox: 6th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 7th Science

  Allen: 8th Algebra

12:30-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-1:30: 4th period

  Cox:   Music

  Jacobs: Texas History

  Allen:  U.S. History

1:30-2:00: 5th period

  Cox: Spelling

  Jacobs/Allen:  Music

2:00-2:50: 6th period (6th and 7th grades divided up into 30 minute increments)

  Cox:  History/Recess/Study Hall 

  Jacobs: History/Recess/Study Hall

  Allen: Spanish

2:50-3:00: Dismissal/Clean-up

 

Wednesday/Friday

8:00-8:10: Announcements/Prayer/Pledges/Verses/Agenda

8:10-8:30: Bible

8:30-9:45: 1st period

  Cox:   8th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs:  6th Science

  Allen: 7th Pre-Algebra

9:45-11:00: 2nd period

  Cox: 7th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 8th Science

  Allen: 6th Math

11:00-11:10: SNACK/BREAK with homeroom

11:10-12:30: 3rd period

  Cox: 6th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 7th Science

  Allen: 8th Algebra

12:30-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-1:30: 4th period

  Cox and Jacobs:  Computer

  Allen:   U.S. History

1:30-2:00: 5th period

  Cox: World History

  Jacobs: Texas History

  Allen: Computer

2:00-2:50: 6th period

  ALL ATHLETICS

2:50-3:00: Dismissal/Clean-up

SIXTH GRADE PROGRAM

 

CHRISTIAN TEACHINGS

Bible study - Positive Action Curriculum: Winning the Race
Scripture Memory
Prayers
Chapel
A Beka Bible Curriculum

 

READING

Word recognition

Syllable division and accented syllables review

Comprehension

Emphasis on critical and appreciative levels; biblical truth
Brainstorming ideas; classify; fact/opinion; predict/evaluate outcomes; problem   and solutions; making judgments; cause and effect

Vocabulary

Meaning from context; etymologies; prefixes; suffixes; Green and Latin roots; adverbs; analogies; antonyms; synonyms; vocabulary review and quizzes

Literature

Setting; plot; conflict; mood; theme; crisis; flashback; foreshadowing; cliffhanger; denouement; open/closed endings; point of view; irony; hyperbole; understatement;  allusions
Alliteration; anaphora; rhyme; rhythm
Personification; exaggeration; suspense; symbolism; tone; good/evil; moral; idiom; dialect
Comparing and contrasting characters; main characters; character motives; character traits; flat/round, dynamic/static characters; character growth and change
Author biographies; Caldecott and Newbery awards; propaganda

Study Skills

Bible study; Dewey decimal system; non-print media; periodical guide; atlas; catalog order; encyclopedia; glossary; maps headlines
Outlining; skimming; scanning; paraphrasing; summarizing; listening strategy; reference tools; relevant/ irrelevant information
Charts; graphs; tables; timeline; thesaurus; primary/secondary source; diagrams; graphic organizers

Silent Reading

Purposes: for information, for entertainment, for understanding, for spiritual growth; author’s message; biblical truth

Oral Reading

Communicate author’s message; communicate mood, motive, meaning, emotion; persuasive manner; interpret dialect; choral reading, voice expression; reading rate

Composition

Character sketch; setting; plot; devices of style:  imagery, hyperbole, allusion; theme; short story; poem; advertisement; article; irony; pun; point of view; figurative language

 

ENGLISH – God’s Gift of Language C, A Beka Book

Sentences
Diagramming
Parts of Speech
Capitalization
Punctuation
Practice writing in a variety of forms
Use the Dictionary and the Thesaurus

 

MATHEMATICS – A Beka Book

Review fundamental operations and terminology
Place value of numbers through billions
Review of borrowing and carrying
Multiplication problems with up to four digits in the multiplicand
Division problems with up to four digits in the divisor
Checking addition, multiplication, and division by casting out 9’s
Review of story problems
Review of roman numerals
Review of averaging
Review of rounding off whole numbers, decimals, and money
English and metric measures
Converting measures with the same system and solving equations
Adding, subtracting, and multiplying measures
Recognizing prime and composite numbers
Prime factoring
Finding the greatest common factor and the least common multiple
Fraction terminology and solving problems containing fractions - adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with a common denominator – recognizing proper and improper fractions – changing mixed numbers to improper fractions and changing improper fractions to a mixed or whole number – subtracting fractions involving borrowing – multiplying fractions using cancellation – writing a fraction as a decimal and percent – working division problems involving fractions
Divisibility rules
Writing decimals as fractions and percent’s – adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals – renaming decimals – recognizing terminating and repeating decimals – learning common fraction and decimal equivalents
Writing ratios and proportions
Writing percent’s as fractions, decimals, and ratios – subtracting from 100% - finding percentage – finding commission – finding percent of increase or decrease
Reading and drawing pictographs, bar graphs, line graphs, and circle graphs
Reading scale drawing
Recognizing and drawing geometric shapes and figures
Find the perimeter of a polygon – finding the perimeter of a rectangle, square, and parallelogram using the formulas
Find the area of a rectangle, square, parallelogram, triangle, and circle using the formulas

Finding the circumference of a circle
Using the compass and protractor
Bisecting angles
Reading a thermometer
Converting from Celsius scale to a Fahrenheit scale and a Fahrenheit scale to a Celsius scale
Solving equations
Working with latitude, longitude, and time zones
Banking
Finding interest
Installment buying
Reading electric and gas meters

Identity integers

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers

 

SOCIAL STUDIES – Old World History and Geography –  A Beka Books

Introduction to history and geography
The Fertile Crescent : Cradle of Civilization
The Ancient Middle East
The Middle East Today
Countries of Central and Southern Asia
Counties of the Far East
Egypt: The Gift of the Nile
Africa Long Ago
Africa in Modern Times
Ancient Greece: Home of Beauty
Rome:  Ruler of the Ancient World
Christianity:  The Greatest Force in History
England and the British Isles
Other Countries of Western Europe
Countries of Eastern Europe
“The Land Down Under” and Beyond

 

SCIENCE -  Observing God’s World, - A Beka Book

Plentiful Plants
Observing Invertebrates
Our Fascinating Earth
God’s Great Universe
Exploring Space
Matter and Chemistry

 

SPELLING – A Beka Book

Each unit stresses dictionary skills and vocabulary challenge words, how to proofread, sentence dictation, and Latin bases.  The computer-based study of written communication provides a frequency of use designation for the 8,000 word base.  Words students need in reading and writing as students and as adults make up the core word list.

 

MUSIC

Songs
Listening and Appreciation
Composers
Rhythm Instruments

 

ATHLETICS

Basic skills of: Volleyball, Basketball, and Soccer

 

CITIZENSHIP AND BEHAVIOR

Patriotic Activities
Classroom Behavior and Attentiveness
Work Habits
Respect for Authority
Respect for Others
Social Maturity

 

COMPUTER LITERACY

Key boarding
Word Processing
Excel
Power Point
Internet Safety
Google Docs
Publisher

 

TESTING

Stanford Achievement Tests

 

REPORTING

Nine-week report cards
Parent Conferences
Fall
Spring

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Straps on shirts, dresses, or blouses must be three inches in width 

*No strapless or one shoulder dresses or blouses are permitted

*No halter tops

*No clothing that is see –through or reveals the midsection is allowed

*Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be finger-tip length

*Shorts and pants must be made of cotton, cotton polyester, khaki, or blue jean material.  Shorts and pants made of spandex, Lycra, nylon, satin, etc. are not allowed unless worn with a dress that is fingertip length

*Appropriate undergarments should be worn, depending on the physical maturity of the student (Students in Kindergarten and first grade must wear shorts under their dresses or skirts)

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

BOYS

*T-shirts, shorts, jeans, pants, sweatpants are allowed

*Boys’ shirts must have sleeves

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

Chapel Dress Code

 

Chapel is on Tuesday

 

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Fingertip length dress or skirt

 

BOYS

*Long pants & a shirt with a collar.  The shirt must be tucked in. 

 

Tennis shoes MUST be worn during physical education.

 

The principal has the authority to make final decisions for questionable attire.